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Cairn expects to finalize Shell Egypt onshore assets acquisition by end of month

Posted: September 8, 2021 at 1:45 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Cairn, Cheiron could replace Shell in the Western Desert before the month is out: Cairn Energy and partner Cheiron expect to finalize its takeover of Shell Egypt’s onshore oil and gas assets by the end of September, Cairn said yesterday. The joint acquisition, which will see the assets split 50-50 between the UK-listed company and leading Egyptian […]

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Bapetco made eight new discoveries in Egypt in FY 2019-2020

Posted: August 26, 2020 at 12:22 am   /   Oil & Gas

Shell-EGPC JV Badr El-Din Petroleum Company (Bapetco) made eight new discoveries in its Egypt concessions in FY2019-2020 with confirmed oil reserves of 10.6 mn bbl, according to an Oil Ministry statement. Bapetco drilled 44 developmental wells and one exploratory well last fiscal year. (Source:

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Egypt, Shell sign agreement for the development of JV Bapetco

Posted: February 16, 2018 at 3:22 pm   /   Oil & Gas

The Egyptian General Petroleum Corporation (EGPC) has signed an agreement with Shell Egypt to develop Badr El Din Petroleum Company (Bapetco). The deal has been inked by both head of EGPC and chairman of Shell Egypt Gasser Hantar, according to the petroleum ministry’s statement. This initiative came as part of the petroleum sector’s strategy to maximise the […]

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Bapetco invested $202 million in FY 2016/17

Posted: September 5, 2017 at 2:12 pm   /   Oil & Gas

The chairman of Badr El Din Petroleum Co (Bapetco), Sabry El-Sharkawy, on Wednesday said that his firm invested about $202 million in fiscal year 2016/2017, according to a statement by the Ministry of Petroleum (MoP). The company’s average production rate from Egypt’s Western Desert’s fields increased to 131,000 barrels of oil equivalent (BOEs), El-Sharkawy added […]

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Oil Ministry announces new natural gas discovery in Shell's Alam El Shawish Western Desert concession

Posted: November 26, 2016 at 11:52 am   /   Oil & Gas

An Oil Ministry report on the Alam El Shawish field in the Western Desert suggests that the concession has a production capacity of 20 mcf/d and preliminary estimated reserves of 500 bcf, Al Masry Al Youm reported. The well is operated by Royal Dutch Shell JV Badr El Din Petroleum (Bapetco). Production is expected to […]

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Shell announces new gas discovery in Egypt's Western Desert with 500bcf estimated reserves

Posted: September 1, 2016 at 9:46 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Royal Dutch Shell has discovered a new gas field (PTI – 2) in the Alam El-Shawish concession area in the western desert. The new natural gas field has reserves of about 500bn cubic feet of natural gas. Aidan Murphy, Shell Egypt country chairperson, said that his company has gained rights to explore this area for […]

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Shell plans drilling of 33 wells in BAPETCO concessions in 2016/2017

Posted: June 26, 2016 at 8:18 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Dutch company Shell targets drilling 33 wells in its concession areas that are operated by Badr El Din Petroleum Company (BAPETCO) during the next fiscal year (FY). The plan includes 19 wells to develop gas production, 10 wells to inject water into, and 4 wells to explore for gas. A senior source in the petroleum […]

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